The idea behind the Christmas Eve Scavenger Hunt is very simple: get out into our community and do as much service as we can in the allotted time.
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Every year our family does the 12 Days of Christmas. We choose a family that is in need of some added Christmas cheer and we secretly deliver gifts every night before Christmas.As much as I love this tradition, and highly recommend it to your family, I really want to add more giving in simple ways to our Christmas season.
In our fast-paced, technology-driven society, mealtimes present a rare opportunity to spend a few screen-free moments with your family. I decided that I wasn’t willing to sacrifice this precious time together because of food battles and instead chose to focus on the quality of our interactions around the table.
Do you ever feel like your family gatherings need some new traditions? Would you like to spark more learning, conversation, laughter, and connection when you get together with the people you love most?
Let me introduce you to FRED talks…
Check out these simple and meaningful ideas to help your family really feel the joy of gratitude this month.
Power of Moms Co-Director, Saren, spent a solid month visiting the 12 oldest National Parks in the west last summer (camping the whole way!). In this week’s episode, Saren shares how this all came about and what her family gained through this wild and wonderful adventure. The principles offered apply to all families whether they’d […]
How do we handle the hyped-up but somewhat meaningless holiday of Halloween? Saren shares what works for her family when it comes to costumes, pumpkins, sugar, parties, and scary but not-too-scary books and movies.
Consider what your end goal for this holiday season is. Write it down, and start working backwards!
Do you find Halloween to be fun? Stressful? Scary? Annoying? All of the above? How can you make Halloween really work for your family? This week’s episode offers great ideas!
In this encore episode, Saren interviews Stephanie Langford from Entrefamily.com about her amazing and budget-friendly around-the-world family travels and how every family can help their children become “citizens of the world.” Show Notes Watch Stephanie speak at the Mom Conference October 11, 12, and 13th, 2016. Register for free here. Great posts by Stephanie: A […]
I was tucking my older daughter into bed when she said to me, “I wish I could have met Grandma Valentine.” I told her I wish she had too.
The purpose of the book was to share advice that would help my kids through their teen years. But even more, I wanted them to know how many great people loved and supported them.